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Terri L. Fletcher, Ph.D.


Investigator, Behavioral Health Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Associate Professor (tenured), Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine

Investigator, South Central Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)


Phone: 713-440-4490

Research Interests

  • Improving diagnostic practices for anxiety disorders
  • Increasing access to evidence-based treatments for Veterans with anxiety, OCD, and PTSD
  • Mixed methods evaluation


  • B.A., Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia
  • Ph.D., University of Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Internship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
  • Advanced Research Fellowship, South Central MIRECC, Houston, Texas

Awards and Activities

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Enduring Educational Materials, 2020
  • Baylor College of Medicine Outstanding Educator Award, 2020
  • Early Career IQuESt Faculty Research Award, 2020
  • Co-Chair, Early Career Special Interest Group, Anxiety and Depression Association of America Career, 2015-2016
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America Career Development Leadership Program, 2014
  • Baylor College of Medicine Psychology Intern Research Award, 2013

Dr. Fletcher's PubMed Link *

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